Brunswick broke open a 4-4 tie against New Canaan on Saturday with an impressive 8-1 run in the second quarter, as the Bruins pulled away from the Rams at New Canaan, 19-9. The non-league win gives Brunswick, ranked ninth nationally, a 6-0 record on the year.
In the second quarter the Bruins started their decisive run with three-straight goals, building a 7-4 lead by the 7:33 mark. AJ Delgado netted the first goal of the scoring burst with a swooping lefty dodge and goal. Brody Firestein and Michael Gottlieb followed with markers to finish the three-goal run.
After the hosts countered with a solo tally at 7:10, the Bruins finished the second stanza with a five-goal run to take a commanding 12-5 lead heading into the break. Delgado added two more goals during the burst, while Cooper Moore netted one goal and helped on another.
New Canaan opened the third frame with a goal on a two-man advantage to slice the deficit to 12-6. Brunswick netted the next two goals, as the teams each added two goals apiece to close-out the third quarter.
Leading 16-8 in the fourth quarter, the Bruins scored three-straight goals, before New Canaan capped the scoring with a goal with 94 seconds left in the game.
The 19 goals by Brunswick is a new season-high and matches the most goals scored by Bruins since netting 19 against New Canaan nearly a year ago (April 14, 2018).
Brunswick returns to action with a non-league home game against Lawrenceville on Wednesday, April 17.
Score by Quarters
Brunswick 4 8 4 3 – 19
New Canaan 4 1 3 1 – 9
Brunswick Scoring (G, A)
Michael Mauricio (4,1), Michael Gottlieb (4,1), Luke Waters (3,2), AJ Delgado (3,1), Coulter Mackesy (1,2), Christian Ronda (0,3), Liam Fairback (1,1), Cooper Moore (1,1), Brody Firestein (1,1), Tucker Slattery (1,0), Edward Glassmeyer (0,1)
Koby Ginder 12/27, Blake Burchill 4/6
Christian Barnard 5, Will Prout 2
Edward Glassmeyer 6, Logan Darrin 5